Center Staff and Knowledge Experts

The Center for Education Diplomacy and Leadership is a program of Childhood Education International that is supported by a staff dedicated to increase and promote quality cooperation, coordination, and collaboration between sectors and stakeholders using diplomatic skills and approaches to advance transformative agendas for education.



Diane Whitehead,
Childhood Education International Executive Director


Yvette Gatilao Murphy,
Director of Advocacy and Education Diplomacy

Amanda Stamp,
Administrator of Global Programs

Knowledge Experts

The Center for Education Diplomacy is supported by a growing community of knowledge experts contributing to the development and promotion of Education Diplomacy.

Fanta Aw, Ph.D.,
Assistant Vice President,
Campus Life and Hurst Senior Professorial Lecturer,
American University

Katharina E. Höne, Ph.D.,
Researcher/Project Manager,

Mohit Mukherjee,
Director, UPEACE Centre for
Executive and Professional Education

Octavio Pescador, Ph.D.,
Senior Research Associate,
Juárez & Associates

Ana Rold,
Founder and Publisher,
Diplomatic Courier

J Simon Rofe, Ph.D.,
Senior Lecturer in Diplomacy and International Studies,
Global Diplomacy Program Director, SOAS University of London